What is cloud computing?
Delivery of on demand computing resources
What is a Public cloud?
Hosted by third party company
What is private cloud?
It services provided over a private infrastructure typically for use of a single organisation
What is big data?
Data so large and varied they are beyond the capability of data processing
What are the four sources of big data?
Human sourced: social media
Machine generated: home assistants, smart meters
Processed: transactions and company assets
Open: national statistics
What is Data analytics?
Process of collecting, organising and analysing large sets of data (big data) to discover patterns and other info to influence decisions
What is process automation?
Technology enable automation of complex business processes.
What is tradional process automation and modern process automation?
Traditional: machine carry out a repetitive task
Modern: complex business areas, which were previously thought to be beyond limit of tech
What is Artificial Intelligence?
Area of computer science that emphasises creation of intelligent machines that work and react like human beings
What is Data visualisation?
Allows large volumes of complex data to be displayed in a visually appealing and accessible way that facilitates the understanding and use of the underlying data
What five features should an effective data visualtion tool display?
Decision making ability Effective Infrastructure Integration capability Prompt discovery of rules and insights Real time collaboration
What is a blockchain?
Decentralised, distributed and public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers
What is the Internet of things?
Network of smart devices with inbuilt software and connectivity to the Internet allowing them to constantly monitor and exchange data.
Examples are smart meters, wearable tech, home appliances
What is code division multiple access (CDMA)?
Technology that underpins mobile tech.
What is 3D printing?
Process known as additive manufacturing where an object is created layer by layer.
What are the 4 V’s relating to big data?